Suspected Istanbul Attack Mastermind Was a “Refugee” Protected by the EU

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The suspected mastermind behind the ISIS attack on the Istanbul airport that claimed the lives of 44 people was a “refugee” who was protected by the European Court for Human Rights after Russia tried to have him extradited.

Chechen national Ahmed Chataev was on a Russian terrorism watchlist since 2003, but received asylum in Austria after he claimed that he was severely tortured and under persecution from Russian authorities.

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